Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: Fisheries Act

Husky Oil Receives $2.5 Million Fine for Releasing Oil into the...

Husky Oil has been ordered to pay a fine of $2.5 million for violating the Fisheries Act and a fine of $200,000 for violating the Migratory Birds...

Kawartha Lakes, Ont. to Pay Fine for Alleged Violations Under Fisheries...

The Corporation of the City of Kawartha Lakes has entered into a diversion agreement with the Public Prosecution Service of Canada after Environment and Climate Change...

House of Commons Passes Newly Updated Fisheries Act

On Wednesday, the House of Commons passed a newly updated Fisheries Act that now aims to protect fish populations and safeguard fish habitat. Bill C-68,...

Nova Scotia to Revise Aquaculture Regulations with New Fisheries Act

With the introduction of its Fisheries and Coastal Resources Act today, the Government of Nova Scotia is revising aquaculture regulations to improve outcomes for...

Fisheries Act Updates to Restore Lost Protections & Modernize Safeguards

Yesterday, Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard announced amendments to the Fisheries Act that aim to restore lost protections and incorporate...

Tailings Pond Pollution Controls Are Effective, Feds Argue

The federal government has submitted a statement regarding Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) oversight of tailings ponds in Alberta to the Commission for...

DFO Seeks Comments on Fisheries Act

The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced the launch of the second phase of Let's Talk Fish Habitat,...

Public Review of Canada’s Fisheries Act Begins

As of October 31st, the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans has commenced a review of changes to the Fisheries Act. The second meeting of...

GOC Invests $5 Million in Wetland Restoration Following Construction of the...

The Government of Canada will be investing just over $5 million for the restoration of an interior marshland on Île Lapierre in the borough...

Vale Newfoundland and Labrador Limited Ordered to Pay $30K in Penalties...

On August 23rd in St. John’s provincial court, a judge ordered Vale Newfoundland and Labrador Limited to pay $30,000 in penalties after the company...

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